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3 TED Talks to watch when you have a big decision to make

For when you need to stop biting your nails and just pick a direction.<p>video.other<p>https://www.ted.com/playlists/278/talks_to_watch_when_you_have_a

New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses

When I first became a manager — an unexpected promotion soon after taking a new job — I found myself feeling awkward about the fact that I had been elevated above my peers. Still, my team was in the middle of a complex first-time project, so I wanted to impress my boss with my handling of it. My …

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader | Inc.com

Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to you--which means you need to find inspiration and motivation inside yourself.<p>At the same time, though, it's possible to …

Motivation

6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation

Several years ago, colleagues and I were invited to predict the results of a start-up pitch contest in Vienna, where 2,500 tech entrepreneurs were competing to win thousands of euros in funds. We observed the presentations, but rather than paying attention to the ideas the entrepreneurs were …

7 Elements of Company Culture That Ensure Your Business Keeps Improving

Are you pushing your company into the future or letting it fall behind the times?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many startups and entrepreneurs I advise still default to growing their business via the traditional top-down, order-taking culture. I’m convinced you can’t …

2 ways to be more persuasive that you're probably overlooking

Sometimes, it's something you do individually. Other times, it's a team sport requiring carefully built coalitions with you behind the scenes deploying the right person at the right time and building the right context.<p>Those who do it best have a <i>deep understanding of the people they are trying to</i> …

A Confusing Rule That Seemed to Not Be Enforced: Minor League Baseball

Questions for a baseball game, a hospital or any workplace: What happens when we have rules that are confusing to people? What happens when those …

Baseball

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) | Inc.com

The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, innovation, and high performance.<p>Yet culture doesn't just happen. It takes …

Employment